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HLC 52
Introduction to Public Health
Description:The course provides an introduction to the discipline of Public Health. Students will gain an understanding of the basic concepts of public health, the history and accomplishments of public health officials and agencies. An overview of the functions of various public health professions, institutions, and an in-depth examination of the core public health disciplines is covered. Topics of the discipline include the epidemiology of infectious and chronic diseases, prevention and control of diseases in the community, analysis of the social determinants of health and strategies for eliminating disease, illness and health disparities among various populations; community organizing and health promotion programming; environmental health and safety; global health; and healthcare policies.
Recommended Preparation:Eligibility for ENGL 1A or equivalent; and Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in HLE 5
Repeatability:Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Grading Type:Grade Only
Sections listed are for Spring 2022
 SectDaysHoursInstructorLocationRoomUnitsStatusTotal SeatsCurrent EnrollmentSeats RemainingDate Begin/EndDate Final ExamBooks
Add section to cart5137T1:00 pm - 4:00 pmJen ERace Building, Santa Rosa Campus40773.00Ended2213901/25-05/175/24/2022Click here for availability at the SRJC bookstore  Click here to see if the library has a copy of your textbook